Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 35 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 +28
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 682 1,399 1,304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.84% 6.10% 4.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.58% 20.29% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1,363 1,173
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,879 6,895 6,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.88% 30.08% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,306 5,888 5,099
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +8 218 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Surrey +4 152 £42,000 +31.25% 13
Hampshire +9 129 £32,500 -7.14% 30
Buckinghamshire +14 91 £48,500 -3.00% 5
Berkshire -6 85 £44,000 -7.37% 14
East Sussex +19 84 £37,500 +4.46% 6
West Sussex -26 62 £31,500 -21.25% 7
Oxfordshire +10 52 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Kent -3 29 £35,000 +2.68% 11
Home Counties - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex +4 2 £62,000 +3.33%
Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 454 (66.57%) Microsoft
2 426 (62.46%) Windows
3 397 (58.21%) Active Directory
4 330 (48.39%) Azure
5 225 (32.99%) Windows Server
6 196 (28.74%) VMware
7 189 (27.71%) SharePoint
8 146 (21.41%) Windows 10
9 139 (20.38%) MS Exchange
10 134 (19.65%) ITIL
11 117 (17.16%) Hyper-V
12 111 (16.28%) Firewall
13 110 (16.13%) SQL
14 105 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 100 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 92 (13.49%) Microsoft Intune
17 86 (12.61%) SQL Server
18 85 (12.46%) Citrix
19 83 (12.17%) PowerShell
20 82 (12.02%) Azure Active Directory
21 81 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
22 79 (11.58%) SCCM
23 78 (11.44%) MCSE
24 74 (10.85%) DNS
25 73 (10.70%) AWS
26 72 (10.56%) SLA
26 72 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
27 71 (10.41%) Cisco
28 68 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 67 (9.82%) DevOps

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 189 (27.71%) SharePoint
2 139 (20.38%) MS Exchange
3 36 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (3.96%) Skype for Business
5 19 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.61%) IIS
7 7 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.44%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.29%) SAS
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Confluence
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 81 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Carpe Diem
3 4 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.29%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 330 (48.39%) Azure
2 82 (12.02%) Azure Active Directory
3 73 (10.70%) AWS
4 51 (7.48%) OneDrive
5 43 (6.30%) IaaS
5 43 (6.30%) PaaS
6 38 (5.57%) Power Platform
7 31 (4.55%) Azure Functions
7 31 (4.55%) Serverless
8 19 (2.79%) PowerApps
9 18 (2.64%) SaaS
10 14 (2.05%) Power Automate
11 12 (1.76%) Mimecast
12 8 (1.17%) Logic Apps
13 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.59%) Asana
14 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.59%) ShareGate
14 4 (0.59%) Smartsheet
15 3 (0.44%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 111 (16.28%) Firewall
2 74 (10.85%) DNS
3 54 (7.92%) TCP/IP
4 51 (7.48%) DHCP
5 47 (6.89%) VPN
6 44 (6.45%) SAN
7 40 (5.87%) VoIP
8 29 (4.25%) Skype
9 28 (4.11%) WAN
10 26 (3.81%) LAN
11 25 (3.67%) VLAN
12 18 (2.64%) Wireless
13 16 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (2.20%) Unified Communications
15 14 (2.05%) MPLS
15 14 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (1.47%) Internet
16 10 (1.47%) NetScaler
17 9 (1.32%) IP Telephony
17 9 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.40%) Power BI
3 28 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.59%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.44%) MySQL
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.15%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.15%) GIS
10 1 (0.15%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 10 (1.47%) JIRA
2 5 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (6.89%) Finance
2 26 (3.81%) Digital Economy
3 19 (2.79%) Marketing
4 16 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.05%) French Language
6 13 (1.91%) Public Sector
7 12 (1.76%) Games
8 10 (1.47%) Legal
9 8 (1.17%) Law
9 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.03%) Retail
11 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.73%) Banking
13 4 (0.59%) Local Government
14 3 (0.44%) Electronics
14 3 (0.44%) Fire and Rescue
15 2 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.29%) Police
16 1 (0.15%) Advertising
16 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 155 (22.73%) Analyst
2 127 (18.62%) Support Engineer
3 90 (13.20%) IT Support
4 64 (9.38%) IT Analyst
4 64 (9.38%) IT Engineer
5 56 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 56 (8.21%) Support Analyst
6 51 (7.48%) Service Analyst
7 50 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 50 (7.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 44 (6.45%) Office 365 Engineer
9 42 (6.16%) Azure Engineer
10 41 (6.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 41 (6.01%) Consultant
11 39 (5.72%) IT Support Engineer
12 34 (4.99%) Desktop Support
13 33 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
14 31 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
15 30 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 29 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.23%) SAML
2 21 (3.08%) .NET
3 12 (1.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.73%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (0.73%) CSS
4 5 (0.73%) Entity Framework
4 5 (0.73%) LESS
4 5 (0.73%) Sass
5 4 (0.59%) HTML
6 3 (0.44%) EDI
6 3 (0.44%) JSON
6 3 (0.44%) MDX
7 2 (0.29%) React
8 1 (0.15%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.15%) REST
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.15%) SOAP
8 1 (0.15%) Velocity
8 1 (0.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.11%) Management Information System
2 28 (4.11%) Private Cloud
3 27 (3.96%) Driving Licence
4 26 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.81%) Public Cloud
5 25 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (2.05%) Replication
7 10 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.17%) Clustering
8 8 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.17%) User Experience
9 5 (0.73%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.73%) iPhone
10 4 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.44%) Blog
11 3 (0.44%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 426 (62.46%) Windows
2 225 (32.99%) Windows Server
3 146 (21.41%) Windows 10
4 72 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (7.92%) Windows Server 2016
6 38 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (5.28%) Windows 7
8 31 (4.55%) Linux
9 25 (3.67%) Windows Server 2019
10 22 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.47%) Android
12 6 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.44%) VMS
14 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.29%) Unix
15 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (19.65%) ITIL
2 68 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 67 (9.82%) DevOps
4 64 (9.38%) Project Delivery
5 53 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (6.60%) PRINCE2
8 42 (6.16%) Migration
9 40 (5.87%) ITIL V3
10 37 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (4.69%) Project Management
12 32 (4.69%) Service Delivery
13 29 (4.25%) Time Management
14 28 (4.11%) Presales
15 26 (3.81%) Service Management
16 25 (3.67%) Asset Management
16 25 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (3.67%) Infrastructure as Code
17 24 (3.52%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 110 (16.13%) SQL
2 83 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.05%) C
3 14 (2.05%) C#
4 12 (1.76%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.47%) Python
6 4 (0.59%) VB
7 3 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (0.44%) VBScript
8 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.29%) DataFlex
8 2 (0.29%) VBA
9 1 (0.15%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.15%) Perl
9 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (11.44%) MCSE
3 43 (6.30%) Degree
4 41 (6.01%) CCNA
4 41 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.93%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (2.49%) MCSA
7 15 (2.20%) A+ Certification
8 11 (1.61%) MCP
9 8 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.88%) CISSP
10 6 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (0.88%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.73%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.73%) PMP
12 4 (0.59%) APMP
12 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.56%) SLA
2 55 (8.06%) GDPR
3 52 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.88%) QA
5 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.59%) PMO
7 3 (0.44%) NIST
8 2 (0.29%) IFRS
8 2 (0.29%) NCSC
9 1 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 397 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 117 (17.16%) Hyper-V
3 105 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.61%) vSphere
6 11 (1.61%) XenApp
7 8 (1.17%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.03%) Docker
8 7 (1.03%) Firmware
8 7 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.29%) NFS
10 2 (0.29%) pfSense
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (13.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 79 (11.58%) SCCM
3 22 (3.23%) Terraform
4 10 (1.47%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.73%) XenMobile
7 4 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.59%) WSUS
8 3 (0.44%) SCOM
9 2 (0.29%) Ansible
9 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.29%) SCSM
9 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.29%) WMI
10 1 (0.15%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 454 (66.57%) Microsoft
2 196 (28.74%) VMware
3 85 (12.46%) Citrix
4 71 (10.41%) Cisco
5 27 (3.96%) Veeam
6 26 (3.81%) Google
7 16 (2.35%) HP
8 15 (2.20%) Meraki
8 15 (2.20%) Oracle
9 10 (1.47%) Dell
10 9 (1.32%) Apple
10 9 (1.32%) Forcepoint
10 9 (1.32%) iManage
10 9 (1.32%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.32%) Symantec
11 8 (1.17%) SonicWALL
11 8 (1.17%) Sophos
12 6 (0.88%) Nintex
12 6 (0.88%) SAP
13 5 (0.73%) WatchGuard